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Mary McCarthy

Mary McCarthyAKA Mary Therese McCarthy

Born: 21-Jun-1912
Birthplace: Seattle, WA
Died: 25-Oct-1989
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Castine Cemetery, Castine, ME

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Group

Father: Roy McCarthy
Mother: Therese Preston
Brother: Kevin McCarthy (actor, b. 15-Feb-1914)
Husband: Harold Jonsrud (m. 21-Jun-1933, div. 1936)
Husband: Edmund Wilson (m. Feb-1938, div. 1946)
Husband: Bowden Broadwater (m. 6-Dec-1946, div. 1961)
Husband: James Raymond West (m. 15-Apr-1961)

    University: BA, Vassar College (1933)

    The New Republic Critic (1933-35)
    The Nation Critic (1933-35)
    Partisan Review Drama Critic (1937-48)
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1959-60
    Psychiatric Observation New York Hospital (1938)

Is the subject of books:
Mary McCarthy: A Life, 1988, BY: Carol Gelderman
Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy and Her World, 1992, BY: Carol Brightman

Author of books:
The Company She Keeps (1942, short stories)
The Oasis (1949, novella)
The Groves of Academe (1952)
Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957, memoir)
Venice, Observed (1959)
The Stones of Florence (1959)
The Group (1963, novel)
Vietnam (1967, essays)
Hanoi (1968, essays)
Birds of America (1971, novel)
The Mask of State (1974)
Cannibals and Missionaries (1979, novel)
How I Grew (1987, memoir)
Intellectual Memoirs, New York, 193638 (1992, memoir, posthumous)


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